[rtmpdump] need help with stream that isnt being pulled correctly by librtmp

Howard Chu hyc at highlandsun.com
Sun Sep 18 01:47:53 CEST 2011

pr wrote:
> Hello,
> Im having a problem using librtmp from within ffmpeg.
> I have a number of live rtmp streams coming from security cameras that aren’t
> being parsed correctly by ffmpeg/librtmp.

> Again, its not happening to all of the streams, only on certain
> streams/security cameras, so there’s something in how librtmp is handling
> these specific streams.

librtmp doesn't *handle* the streams at all. It reads bytes from the network 
and hands them off to whoever the caller is. It's up to ffmpeg to parse the 
streams and make sense out of them.

I would say "so there's something in how these specific cameras are generating 
their streams." Focus your attention on the actual problem and you might get 

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